WPD arrests 8 people after dozens of shootings in less than 3 weeks

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police have arrested eight people in connection to the recent spate of shootings.

Since Nov. 10, officers say they have responded to more than 25 shootings. According to WPD, six people have been shot, one of whom is currently in critical condition at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

WPD says though some of the shootings are believed to be connected, several are believed to be isolated incidents.

The investigations are on-going. Anyone with information is asked to come forward by contacting WPD at (910) 343-3609 or using Text A Tip to remain anonymous.

Arrests (arranged in order of most recent):

  • Teon Robinson, validated gang member, 32: Possession of a firearm by felon, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, open container after consuming; Kenneth Holmes, validated gang member, 32:  Possession of a firearm by felon, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana .5  to 1.5 ounce, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, open container after consuming
  • Alfred Clark, 34: Concealed gun after/while consuming alcohol, discharging firearms within city limits, going armed to the terror of the public, resisting/delaying obstructing an officer; Angela Clark, 54: resisting/delaying obstructing an officer
    • Officers responded to the 100 block of N. Cardinal Extension Drive around 9 p.m. on Saturday in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a man and a woman arguing. Police say Clark refused to comply with officers’ commands. During this time, Angela Clark, ran into a local business and reappeared shortly after. While inside the business, she reportedly attempted to hide the firearm without the magazine in it in a garbage can. Officers say they found the missing magazine concealed in her underwear. Both were charged.
  • Titus Damon, validated gang member, 24: Possession of firearm by a felon, possession of stolen firearm, discharging a firearm in city limits
    • Friday, officers responded to the 800 block of N. 30th around 10:45 a.m. Upon arrival, officers reportedly found a witness who stated he saw the suspect traveling north bound on N. 30th and heard multiple shots fired from the driver’s side of the vehicle. The witness was able to provide a description of the vehicle. A Highway Patrol trooper located the car, and WPD says they were able to positively identify the driver as Damon. There were no injuries or property report damaged during this shooting.
  • Devonte Gibbs, validated gang member, 24: Felony probation violation (2 counts); Marquan Gibbs, 27: Possession of a firearm by a felon, resist/delay/obstruct public officers
    • Police were serving warrants on Devonte Gibbs in the 400 block of Mercer Avenue for probation violation on Nov. 21 around 9:45 p.m. Upon arrival, several people were standing around the house, including Marquan Gibbs. Police say Marquan attempted to run away and refused to comply with officers’ commands. Officers located a firearm that Marquan threw while attempting to leave the home. Both were arrested and taken to New Hanover County Jail.
  • Narmel Davis, validated gang member, 17: Assault with deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, possession of a handgun by a minor
    • Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of S. 6th Street around 10:15 a.m. on Nov. 12 for a shots fired call. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 30 year old Wilmington man, with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. A witness was able to identify the suspect, and officers arrested him without incident.
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